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Cisco Criticized for China Surveillance Project

Tom Foremski | July 6th

Cisco Systems is helping the Chinese government build a massive surveillance system that will include more than 500,000 cameras. The Wall Street Journal reported that the "Peaceful Chongqing" project gets around US restrictions on US companies...»

Dell’s Turning into a “Lifestyle Brand” via the Personal Cloud

Maria Deutscher | July 6th

Dell launched its new “More You” ads this week, presumably to make it clear for the end-user that it can stand up to the criteria set forth by Apple, HP, and the numerous other...»

Eyes Roll Off Google+ into Oblivion as Facebook Launches Skype Video Chat

Ross LaRocco | July 6th

The championship title for best video chat service is up for grabs.  Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook,  had a few announcements today in that vein, including improvements noted about design and Group Chat features.   However,...»

Authorities Continue to Stalk Anonymous with 32 Raids in Italy Leading to Arrests

Kyt Dotson | July 6th

What started with police action in Spain last month is continuing with raids and arrests in Italy this week. The arrests in Spain were part of an operation targeting individuals suspected as connected to the attacks that...»

New Media Minute: Who’s Using Tablets and e-Readers?

Daisy Whitney | July 6th

All the excitement over tablets and iPads and the need to be on both,might be tempered by these latest findings from Pew: in the last 6 months, the number of adults with e-readers has doubled to 12% of...»

HTC Goes Gaga for Graphics

Mellisa Tolentino | July 6th

Can you still remember what it was like playing video games about 15-20 years ago?  Yeah, when pixelated characters were dominating your TV screen.  Today’s graphics have greatly evolved into characters that are so lifelike...»

Predicting What’s Next for Apple’s iPad

Anton Wahlman | July 6th

  Predicting Apple's next steps for the iPad is a relative walk in the park compared to nailing the details for the iPhone 5, which I wrote about Tuesday. There are only three major variables you need to...»

More Universities Turn to Virtual Desktops; UConn’s New HTML5 Solution

Maria Deutscher | July 6th

Virtualization solutions maker Ericom announced that the University of Connecticut is piloting its AccessNow flagship offering – a purely HTML5-based virtualization client for VMware View customers. The university has already tested the product successfully,...»

Verizon Dropping Unlimited Data July 7th. Get Yours While Supplies Last.

Ross LaRocco | July 6th

The crimson mess of data strikes in a couple days.  Those who are not blessed with unlimited data plans will no longer have the option with Verizon.  The time to act is now if you'd...»

Google+ Found Cavorting with NFC in Official Android App

Kyt Dotson | July 6th

It looks like Google is pressing forward in their adoption of NFC technology by making sure that it’s also Google+ enabled. Shortly after the announcement and unveiling of their new social networking service, an official Android app...»